My home area is Industrial/Organizational Psychology, the application of psychological principles to the working world. In particular, I’m interested in how the Internet has and will change the way work is conducted. Social media and 3D virtual environments are at the frontiers of both research and practice, and they are my focus. I use this blog to provide live coverage of academic conferences that I am attending, report on current research in technology applied to work, and promote my lab’s research.
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The most promising and yet most disappointing aspects of the Internet are the written comments left by the general public. On one hand, comment sections are a great democratization of personal opinion. With public commenting, anyone can make their opinion known until the world on whatever topic interests them. On the other hand, comment sections give voice to absolutely […]The post How to Improve Internet Comments appeared first on […]
Writing APA-style papers is a tricky business. So to complement my discussion of writing publishable scientific articles, I’ve created an infographic showing some of the major ideas you should consider when writing the introduction to an APA-style research paper. This approach will work well in most social scientific fields, especially Psychology. If you’re writing a […]The post How to Write an APA Style Research Paper Introduction [INFOGRAPHIC] appeared first on […]
Many modern organizations try to compete for top talent by adding fancy, interactive experiences to their recruitment process – think of something like a virtual tour. Such interactive experiences are expensive, but their creators hope that they will attract a higher class of recruit. New research from Badger, Kaminsky and Behrend in the Journal of Managerial […]The post Do Interactive Experiences Aid Employee Recruitment? appeared first on NeoAcademic.Related […]
A number of articles have been appearing in my news feeds lately from representatives of Google talking about hiring interviews. Specifically, Mashable picked up a Q&A exchange posted on Quora in which someone asked: “Is there a link between job interview performance and job performance?” As any industrial/organizational (I/O) psychologist knows, the answer is, “It depends.” […]The post Don’t Take Hiring Advice from Google appeared first on […]
One of the biggest challenges for research involving surveys is maintaining a high rate of completion and compliance with survey requirements. First, we want a reasonably representative sample of whomever we send the survey to. Second, we want those that do complete the survey to do so honestly and thoughtfully. One approach that researchers have taken to […]The post Gamifying Surveys to Increase Completion Rate and Data Quality appeared first on NeoAcademic.Related articles […]
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